Ralph Nader


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Ralph Nader

An American lawyer and major consumer advocate. He rose to prominence in the 1960s exposing unsafe American automobiles, leading to numerous lawsuits against General Motors. In the 1970s, he became an environmentalist and ecologist. He also ran unsuccessfully for president of the United States several times. He was born in 1934.
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Even though I'm less than fond of Al Gore, if I vote for someone else like Ralph Nader, who I think is great, I think he'd just be a spoiler,'' said the Woodland Hills bookstore manager.
It is worth noting that venerable environmentalist David Brower, while dying, made it a point to vote for Ralph Nader in 2000 because he realized that the spine of the corporate duopoly must be broken if we want this earth to be protected.
With his typical Lou Gherig approach to civic engagement, Ralph Nader moved relentlessly through the fifty states, dragging along a new legion of twenty-something's, who could barely keep up with his seven decades' sprint, full of righteousAa indignation and a commitment to win votes for a progressive program ignored by the major party candidates.
BEIRUT: US Presidential candidate Ralph Nader said in comments published Tuesday both the Republican and Democratic presidential candidates, John McCain and Barack Obama, "will usher harmful and dangerous policies on Lebanon similar to those made under current US President George W.
Countering gloom are favorable comments on Earth Day and the crusading of Ralph Nader and Green-peace.
Eric Alterman hit the proverbial hornet's nest with his October 4 "Liberal Media" column on Ralph Nader, titled "Bush's Useful Idiot.
2000 vote: Ralph Nader, despite covering his campaign.
Everybody's working hard to get our vote--George Bush, John Kerry, Ralph Nader.
The write-in candidates for president include Ralph Nader, John Joseph Kennedy, James Alexander-Pace, Anthony Jabin and John Parker.
Many Democrats blame Ralph Nader for Gore's loss in 2000.
Weiner held positions with the New York City Department of City Planning, the Urban Land Institute and the Ralph Nader Congress Project.
En las elecciones presidenciales que tuvieron lugar en noviembre del ano 2000, Ralph Nader fue el tercer candidato, frente a George W.